Naming a band is an act of concentrated creative expression. Square Pig in a Round Hole exists to reward five favorite band names each week. Winners are (usually) listed alphabetically.
Selection is wholly unscientific and subject to whim, with a bias toward wordplay, humor, and local flavor. In most cases, I won’t know anything about the bands at the time of selection. Thanks to the Seattle Times nightlife listings for abundant source material!
SQUARE PIG IN A ROUND HOLE PANDEMIC EDITION #8
Even in the Before Time, I was rarely one to go out to a crowded bar. Unless I was playing–then I was there early and stayed through the last song. I miss live music. I miss group singing. I hope they come back in a safe way. Fortunately, band names are durable and I have a ready supply from over nine years of weekly blogs. If you are able, please buy these bands’ music and merch while we wait for a better day.
(January 9, 2016) Unexpected and poetic. It takes quite a spook to haunt anything as bright and shiny as summer.
(February 21, 2015) Dark poetry in two words. I like that edge can imply a border or a blade, and it makes sense either way.
(March 16, 2013) The writer in me is drawn to the implication of narrative.
(April 25, 2015) Create your ideal world, right here, right now. The realm of God is at hand.
(February 27, 2016) Blows the mind. I think quantum physics must be involved.
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